Table of contents for Privilege, power, and difference / Allan G. Johnson.
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Chapter 1: Rodney King's Question
We're In Trouble
Chapter 2: Privilege, Oppression and Difference
Difference Is Not the Problem
Mapping Difference: Who Are We?
The Social Construction of Difference
What Is Privilege?
Two Types of Privelege
Privilege as Paradox
Oppression: The Flip Side of Privilege
Chapter 3: Capitalism, Class, and The Matrix of Domination
How Capitalism Works
Capitalism and Class
Capitalism, Difference, and Privilege: Race and Gender
The Matrix of Domination and the Paradox of Being Privileged and Unprivileged at the Same Time
Chapter 4: Making Privilege Happen
Avoidance, Exclusion, Rejection, and Worse
Trouble for Whom?
And That’s Not All
We Can’t Heal Until the Wounding Stops
Chapter 5: The Trouble with the Trouble
Chapter 6: What It All Has to Do with Us
Individualism: Or, the Myth that Everything Is Somebody’s Fault
Individuals, Systems, and Paths of Least Resistance
What It Means to Be Involved in Privilege and Oppression
Chapter 7: How Systems of Privilege Work
Identified with Privilege
Privilege at the Center
The Isms and Us
Chapter 8: Getting Off the Hook: Denial and Resistance
Deny and Minimize
Blame the Victim
Call It Something Else
It’s Better This Way
It Doesn’t Count If You Don’t Mean It
I’m One of the Good Ones
Sick and Tired
Getting Off the Hook by Getting On
Chapter 9: What Can We Do?
Myth#1: “It’s Always Been This Way, and It Always Will Be”
Myth #2: Gandhi’s Paradox and The Myth of No Effect
Stubborn Ounces: What Can We Do?
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Elite (Social sciences) -- United States.
Power (Social sciences) -- United States.
Social conflict -- United States.